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Opinion: Opportunities Abound After Momentous Year

11 hours 47 sec ago
Just over a year ago, I delivered my first State of the Industry address at American Trucking Associations’ annual Management Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas — four months after taking over as president and CEO of ATA. Then as now, I am honored to lead this prestigious organization.

Intel Proposes System to Make Self-Driving Cars Blameless

11 hours 15 min ago
Intel Corp. has developed a system it says ensures that self-driving vehicles can’t cause accidents where they are at fault, an effort to reassure a skeptical public and help speed adoption of driverless cars on the road.

Drop in September Home Starts Reflects Slump in South

11 hours 45 min ago
A larger-than-forecast decline in U.S. new- home construction reflected the weakest pace of building in the South since October 2015, showing the fallout from hurricanes Harvey and Irma, according to government figures Oct. 18.

Idaho’s $13 Million Savings to Be Used for Widening I-84 Near Boise

Tue, 2017-10-17 14:00
The Idaho Transportation Department is using the $13 million it saved in refinanced highway bonds to widen the portion of Interstate 84 that runs through Nampa, a city about 20 miles west of Boise that has seen increased traffic in recent years.

GM President Dismisses Hype About $30 Billion Self-Driving Tech Spinoff

Tue, 2017-10-17 14:00
General Motors Co. shot down speculation that it’ll spin off its business units working on self-driving vehicles and car-sharing, which one analyst has estimated could be worth as much as $30 billion.

One Network Adds Blockchain Option

Tue, 2017-10-17 13:45
One Network Enterprises launched a blockchain application called One Chain to allow companies to execute blockchain-backed processes with their trading partners.

Mexico and Canada Reject US NAFTA Demands

Tue, 2017-10-17 12:30
The ministers leading NAFTA negotiations ended the latest round of high-level talks saying they’re extending discussions into the first quarter of 2018 to resolve differences after Canada and Mexico rejected what they see as hardline U.S. proposals.

Freight Forwarding Networks Join Forces

Tue, 2017-10-17 11:45
WCA World, an association of independent freight forwarders with members in 193 countries, has acquired a majority interest in Elite Global Logistics Network, a smaller group of forwarders and logistics companies based in Morganville, N.J.

Anheuser-Busch Taps Seattle Trucking Startup Convoy to Transport Beer

Tue, 2017-10-17 11:45
Anheuser-Busch has signed a multi-year partnership with Seattle-based trucking startup Convoy to transport beer.

Ohio Turnpike Commission Approves Communications System for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

Tue, 2017-10-17 11:00
Alerts about traffic, weather, work zones and other conditions should start popping up early next year on the dashboards of digitally connected vehicles on 52 miles of the Ohio Turnpike near Cleveland.

Senate Committee to Consider FHWA Nominee Oct. 18

Tue, 2017-10-17 10:45
The nomination of President Trump’s pick to lead the Federal Highway Administration will come up before a Senate committee on Oct. 18.

PeopleNet Offers Compliance-Only ELD Through ISE

Tue, 2017-10-17 10:30
Trucking technology firm PeopleNet is offering an electronic logging device deisgned to help small fleets comply with the upcoming ELD mandate.

Commercial Processing at Tornillo US-Mexico Port of Entry Suspended for ‘Lack of Demand’

Tue, 2017-10-17 10:15
In the years leading up to the construction of an about $133 million port of entry in Tornillo, Texas, county leaders talked about the need for a bridge that would alleviate commercial traffic at other border crossings in El Paso.

Instructional Technologies Introduces Automated Training System

Tue, 2017-10-17 10:00
Instructional Technologies Inc. has introduced an automated learning management system designed to help fleets manage driver training.

Homebuilders Gauge at Five-Month High Shows Storm Recovery

Tue, 2017-10-17 09:00
A rebound in homebuilders’ confidence to a five-month high indicates concern over fallout from major hurricanes has been alleviated, according to data Oct. 17 from the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo.

Stoughton Adds New Design Features to Grain Trailers

Tue, 2017-10-17 08:45
Stoughton Trailers introduced its newly designed Platinum Series of grain trailers. The trailers are available in 34-foot, 40-foot and 42-foot lengths in eight models to fit a variety of agriculture needs.

PacLease Reports Spike in Rentals

Tue, 2017-10-17 08:15
Paccar Leasing Co. reported that demand for medium- and heavy-duty truck rentals has increased markedly within its system over the past four months.

Driverless Cars Will Open the Door to a Building Spree

Tue, 2017-10-17 07:30
Even as reclaimed parking spaces fuel a downtown building boom, autonomous vehicles will encourage builders to push deeper into the exurban fringe, confident that homebuyers will tolerate longer commutes now that they don’t have to drive, according to the report, sponsored by a unit of Capital One Financial Corp.

Manufacturing Output Rises as Impact From Hurricanes Fades

Tue, 2017-10-17 06:45
U.S. factory production rose last month for the first time since June, a sign the industry is starting to regain its footing after the damage from hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Federal Reserve data showed Oct. 17.<

Ryder Completes Purchase of Dallas Service Center Inc.

Mon, 2017-10-16 15:15
Ryder System Inc. announced it completed the acquisition of all outstanding equity of Dallas Service Center Inc., an independent truck repair facility located in Dallas.